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WASHINGTON (AP) " President-elect Donald Trump has met with one of the judges on his short list for potential Supreme Court nominees, less than two weeks before he is expected to announce his choice for the nation's highest court. Judge William Pryor, an Alabama-based judge on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, met with Trump in New York on Saturday, said two people familiar with the meeting. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the meeting had not been publicly...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on Congress (all times EST): President-elect Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, is scheduled to get a Senate committee vote on Monday. That's the word from the chairman of the...

Updated at 9:18 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell on Tuesday introduced legislation to maintain health benefits for retired union coal miners whose companies have declared bankruptcy in recent years. McConnell was among those who...

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) " Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday offered an erroneous history lesson about racial segregation to a black Georgia congressman who risked his life to fight for civil rights, and he called on the NAACP to apologize to...

Updated at 9:11 PM

SCITUATE, R.I. (AP) " Two sisters who disappeared from Rhode Island with their mother in 1985 have been located in the Houston area, and their mother was charged with snatching them, police announced Tuesday. An anonymous tip two days...

Updated at 9:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The New York Times reported that one of its correspondents was briefly detained by border officials in Turkey as he arrived Tuesday at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, then was forced to take a flight back to London with no explanation...

Updated at 9:06 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the convicted Army leaker to go free nearly three decades early as part of a sweeping move to offer clemency in the final days of his...

Updated at 9:03 PM

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ROME (AP) " A Rome court on Tuesday convicted eight former South American political and military leaders in the disappearance and deaths of 23 people of Italian origin during the crackdown on leftists and intellectuals by the region's military...

Updated at 8:59 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " A Southern California Gas Company facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review and could resume reduced operations after a series of public hearings, state officials said...

Updated at 8:44 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without a replacement, Congress' budget...

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